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The Year in Music 2015 — Chris Stapleton: Straight Outta Nowhere

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By Music News Group

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton may well go down in country music history as the biggest surprise of 2015.

When Traveller, the first solo alubm effort by the former lead singer of The Steeldrivers debuted in May, it made a respectable showing on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number 14. Still, with no radio hit to boost its sales, even with his three long-shot CMA nominations, Traveller had fallen off the chart by fall.

Though the singer-songwriter had already penned five number-ones for other artists and long been a critical favorite in Nashville’s music community, it was only …read more      

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